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The last week for CITW Zambezi was huge, having organised over 25 tonnes of mealie meal to be delivered to fifteen of our partner schools. This delivery will ensure that over 5 400 students and teachers receive a minimum of one meal every day when they come to school, whether it is porridge in the...
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CITW Zambezi, in collaboration with Obert Vundla, was recently able to visit the ladies who trained at Ziga under the Blue Collar Travellers’ sponsorship of the Tsholotsho Agri-Course for Girls. While there, CITW held an awards ceremony honouring the ladies’ efforts, endurance and hard work – which is reflected in the beautiful gardens they have...
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It’s been a busy time for our Victoria Falls-based CITW Zambezi team. Sue Goatley, Programme Co-ordinator and Community Development Officer for the region, gives us an overview of their current Zimbabwean projects. INCOME-GENERATING GROUPS Baskets In a bid to establish a project in rural areas that would make a difference, CITW decided to utilise soft...
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They say that the more that you read, the more things you will know, and the more that you learn the more places you will go! This is why CITW Zambezi is always so appreciative of donations of books to distribute to our partner schools throughout Zimbabwe. Last week a lovely lady donated a large...
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The need for students to have a meal while at school is more important than ever, due to the increasing number of children throughout Zimbabwe coming to school on empty stomachs. Because of this, CITW Zambezi is enormously proud of the Chidobe Primary School Eco-Club, which has been able to set up and establish a...
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Here are some beautiful images, and a note of thanks to CITW Bobirwa’s Tanya McKenzie (also a multiple-repeat rider in the Nedbank Tour de Tuli), from Mr Monakwane, Headmaster of Lentswe-le-Moriti Primary School, after the cyclists handed over backpacks filled with supplies for the children. Two riders from Group 9, Jeremy Powell and Pete Dowling,...
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Following the success of the first Foundations for Farming workshop in Zimbabwe, CITW Zambezi rolled out the programme to five of our Zambian partner schools and their surrounding communities. The week was packed with successful workshops in each of the school gardens, with some 327 people attending the farming training. These people included teachers, Eco-Mentors,...
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The Nedbank Tour de Tuli is a major fundraiser for Children in the Wilderness, so it was no surprise that a visit to the local Lentswe-Le-Moriti Primary School, nestled in a corner of eastern Botswana, was on the agenda. Amongst the photographers and videographers asked to cover the event, I was fortunate to spend a...
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CITW Zambezi, in collaboration with a trainer from Wordworks, recently carried out its second teacher literacy workshop for 2022. This workshop was hosted in the Beitbridge region of Zimbabwe, on the banks of the beautiful Limpopo River, for five schools from the surrounding area. Fifteen teachers attended the workshop, and each was provided with four...
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It is with great sadness that we bid farewell to a truly inspirational lady: Mrs Dube, who is retiring as Head Teacher of St Mary’s Primary School.   In honour of all the amazing work Mrs Dube has done for the school, we wanted to show our immense appreciation, and honoured her with a small...
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